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EU set to loosen its Belt
Bloc’s Global Gateway plan to invest €300bn in global infrastructure projects
Construction’s first universal standard for reporting emissions
International coalition establishes new method of accounting for carbon emissions 
Russia to build €2bn deep-sea port
Baltic transshipment complex will handle 64 million tonnes of cargo a year and help Russia increase exports 
Swedish cement crisis averted
Government grants Cementa permission to continue limestone mining for another year
‘Huge disappointment’ in HS2 project changes
Elimination of Leeds to Birmingham section of HS2 project will “significantly dent confidence in the sector”
CBI, Turner & Townsend urge UK infrastructure overhaul
New ‘projects playbook suggested’ among other proposals to streamline UK infrastructure and support net zero plans
10% drop in construction emissions misleading says report
Lockdowns and slowing economies have reduced CO2, not decarbonising measures
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
9 key points from President Biden’s US$1 trillion infrastructure bill
We look at the key areas where investment opportunities lie following the approval of Joe Biden’s US$1 trillion infrastructure bill
COP26 Hope Sculpture: a figure for a sustainable future
The Hope Sculpture is part of Glasgow’s COP26 legacy
Video: CECE Summit 2021
The Committee for European Construction Equipment takes a deep dive into future tech and diversity.
Strabag fined €45 million in cartel ruling
Two companies within the Austrian construction group found guilty by competition authority
What the Net Zero Strategy means for UK construction
CEA welcomes new UK Government roadmap to net zero, but seeks more clarity for the equipment sector
UK secures £10bn in foreign investment
Boris announces partnership with Bill Gates and secures £6bn deal for green energy with major international utilities company
10 Euro nations in drive for more nuclear plants
France leads call to designate nuclear power ‘green’ and reduce ‘third country’ energy dependence
Video: Sustainable Construction webinar
Recording of the Price of Green Construction live event is now available to view
UK announces €760bn infrastructure plan
‘Construction Pipeline’ document outlines huge public and private investment over next 10 years
10 Key steps to decarbonise the construction industry
New report from the Global Alliance for Building and Construction provides step-by-step policy strategy to help lower carbon emissions
More details for US$550 billion infrastructure bill
Legislative text of ‘once-in-a-generation infrastructure package’ released
Calls for consultation on Germany’s “rail and waterways” proposal
Crane association ESTA calling on German transport authorities to consult Brussels and European neighbours before shifting heavy transport from roads to rail and waterways
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